Buddhist Studies

Training in Tenderness: Video Recording

February 17th—February 24th

Did you miss out on Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s teachings at BSC? Or do you want to experience them a second time? Watch or listen to the recorded video stream, available for purchase until February 24. Continue »

Milarepa Day

February 18th

From humble beginnings, Milarepa set out to purify his bad karma. This full day of practice includes reading songs of the Kagyu lineage teachers. In chanting them, we attune our minds to theirs, invoking the inspiration of their sanity and devotion. Continue »

Umdze/Timekeeper Training

with Roland Cohen

March 17th

An umdze provides structure, guidance, and leadership in meditation sessions and programs. The umdze keeps track of time for sitting and walking meditation ... Continue »

Parinirvana Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast

April 4th

Parinirvana means "death of an enlightened being," and April 4th marks the parinirvana of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Please join us in practicing the Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast. It is a wonderful opportunity for all levels of practitioners to enjoy ... Continue »

Bodhisattva Class

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 10th—April 24th

Bodhisattvas take a vow to work for the benefit of others until all sentient beings have attained enlightenment. This course is based on the Bodhisattva vow sourcebook and is open to all, whether or not you intend to take the Bodhisattva vow. Continue »

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 28th

The Bodhisattva vow is a commitment to put others before oneself and to work wholeheartedly for their benefit. The basis of this vow is the heart of bodhicitta and the commitment to develop kindness, friendliness and compassion. Continue »

Chakrasamvara Feast

May 14th

Monthly Chakrasamvara Feast - for those who have received the empowerment. Continue »